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August 10th, 2016: Can you keep a secret? Well, most people can’t. Even if they promise they will. Your college target list and application details are your personal information, and I don’t believe they should be shared with your friends or classmates.

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August 10th, 2016: Here’s how it usually goes when I ask a student to assemble her list of interests and activities for inclusion in the college application packet

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August 10th, 2016: If you are offered a personal interview, take it! I know many of you might be terrified of college interviews but they are a wonderful opportunity to make a personal impression and breathe some life into your paper application.

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August 10th, 2016: For many students, the college selection process is the first adult decision they will make. That’s a lot of pressure! Many kids think that where they go to college will determine how successful they will be in life.

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August 10th, 2016: I had an interesting conversation with a mother of a high school rising junior last week. She was obviously in the midst of an internal struggle and was attempting to set boundaries for herself in regard to the college admissions process.

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August 10th, 2016: Oftentimes, my clients have the BEST ideas! This tech savvy generation has so much information at their fingertips, and they are constantly teaching me new tricks.

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August 10th, 2016: Every year, students come to me, confused about how to build the ideal college list. While there are many great resources for students to turn toward in researching “great-fit” colleges

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August 10th, 2016: I get this question often in my practice. The answer is, it is better to get a higher grade in an AP Class!

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August 10th, 2016: Once you submit your application, regional admissions officers will read your application which, for most schools, consists of some numbers (transcript, test scores), some essays, a few recommendations and your activity sheet.

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August 10th, 2016: Anything you can do to separate yourself from the pack of college applicants will work to your advantage. One area that many prospective college students overlook is Demonstrated Interest.

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